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Space station approaching! Red alert!

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitJun 9, 2011 8:55 PM

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How flipping nerdawesome is this? A lamp that lights up when the International Space Station is visible!

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He has the plans online

so you can build one and code it yourself. I bet a lot of teachers would love to get one of these in their classrooms! ... and I want one too. But I'd wind up soldering my hand to the desk. Sigh.

Tip o' the LED to NASA's Twitter feed.

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